Useful Tools for Your Wellbeing
Take stock of your emotions: it’s completely normal to feel concerned or upset about what is happening. If you feel anxious, talk to a trusted friend or family member or seek professional help: Phone Lifeline: 13 11 14, BeyondBlue: 1300 224 636 or Headspace: 1800 650 890. We have collated a list of some useful tools that may be helpfu.
| Head to Health
|| Australian Government
||General mental health website with a dedicated COVID-19 mental health support page.
| Coronavirus and mental health fact sheets
|| Australian Psychological Society
||Tips and resources on coping with COVID-19 anxiety.
| Looking after your mental health during coronavirus
||Tips to help you maintain mental wellbeing, and offers a COVID-19 support kit.
| Coronavirus mental wellbeing support service
|| Beyond Blue
||Information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health during this time.
| Coping during the coronavirus outbreak
|| Beyond Blue
||Interactive forum post with information on how to look after your mental health.
| Support for those impacted by adverse events
|| Life in Mind and the National Mental Health Commission
||Mental health resources and information to support people impacted by COVID-19
| Online peer support for mental health
|| SANE Australia
||Lived experience forums with features on COVID-19.
| Coronavirus: Resources for anxiety, stress & wellbeing
|| Black Dog Institute
||Comprehensive advice on managing anxiety and wellbeing and access to online support.
| Information, preparation, and maintaining mental and physical wellbeing
||A government-funded online service which has information on maintaining mental and physical wellbeing during the pandemic.
| Risk communication
|| World Health Organisation
||WHO has developed Social Stigma Guidelines for safe reporting on COVID-19.
| Guided meditations
|| Insight Timer
||A free library of guided meditations.
| Grief and Bereavement and COVID-19
|| Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
||Resources about how bereavement and grief may be affected by this pandemic.